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Dartington Crystal

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For the Christmas opening times please visit https://visitdartington.co.uk/shopping/

 Due to renovations, the Visitors Centre Exhibition will be closed. You are still able to enter the factory experience on a self – guided tour.

 From 30th October the Pavilion Café will be closed in the Winter Months.

Apologies for any inconvenience 

As the only remaining UK glass factory, Dartington Crystal Torrington is the home of British glass making. Visitors can watch skilled glass makers in action creating beautiful things from molten crystal. The family- friendly visitor centre showcases the unique story of Dartington and its products through six decades. There’s a lot to see and do for all ages with live demonstrations and fascinating displays.

Free entry for children (under 16)

Enjoy a great shopping experience too. As well as unbeatable bargains on Dartington products they offer a host of quality brands for fashion, homeware, accessories and gifts – all at money saving prices.

Relax in the licensed café-restaurant with a selection of freshly prepared food and drinks.

Free parking and coaches welcome.

Where is Dartington Crystal located?

From junction 27 M5 – approx 50 mins From Barnstaple or Bideford – approx 25 mins Once at Great Torrington they are clearly signposted

Details on what activities are available at Dartington Crystal?

There are lots to see and do for all the family at Dartington Crystal. The fascinating factory tour lets you ‘get up close’ and watch the crafting and making process of fine crystal. The Visitor Centre lets you learn more of the brands unique story and development since 1967. Watch the Master Engraver create unique works of art. 

Things to do in the local area?

Great Torrington is a friendly, welcoming town, set in the midst of rolling, unspoilt green countryside. An ancient settlement extraordinarily sited on an inland cliff top with steep drops down to the River Torridge below.

Other Information

Monday - Friday

Shop: 10am - 5pm Visitors Centre: 9.30am - 10.30am 12.00pm - 1.15pm 2.00pm - 3.15pm Café: CLOSED

Saturday & Sunday

Shop: 10am - 4pm Cafe: CLOSED

Top facilities

Disabled Access

Parking Available


Facilities & information


No smoking

Child friendly

Gift shop

Free car parking (on site)



Disabled Access

Guided Tours

Parking Available




Tea Room

Picnic area

Extra info

Open Times: Monday - Friday : Shop 10am - 5pm Visitors Centre - Mon - Fri Only: 10am - 4pm (last entry 3.15pm) Cafe: 10am - 3.30pm

Price Details: Please visit our Website for more details

Arrival information and directions

Address: Linden Close, Torrington, Devon, TorringtonEX38 7AN, United Kingdom

In centre of Torrington. Turn off A386, opposite church, down School Lane 500 metres.

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